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June 18, 2014

Porum blood drive planned Saturday

— Porum fire department and law enforcement staffs are asking all area residents to come to the Guns ‘N Hoses blood drive with the Oklahoma Blood Institute.

The drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Porum High School gym at Fourth and Osage streets.

The drive is a friendly competition between law enforcement and the fire department. Donors may donate on behalf of either group.

Donors receive a Guns ‘N Hoses T-shirt and a voucher, redeemable for two admission tickets to the Tulsa Zoo.

Anyone who is healthy and 16 years of age can donate. Donations can be made every 56 days.

Sixteen-year-olds must weigh at least 125 pounds and provide signed parental permission. Seventeen-year-olds must weigh at least 125 pounds. Donors 18 years old and older must weigh at least 110 pounds.

Information or appointment: Oklahoma Blood Institute, (877) 340-8777; www.obi.org.

 

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